New Delhi, June 28, 2011: As a global education community that inspires individuals to develop their intellectual artistic and professional talents to the highest degree, Apeejay Stya University, the philanthropic wing of Apeejay Stya Group became the hospitality sponsor for the Cycle Polo Tournament 2011.

The Army Equestrian Centre, the premier equestrian facility of the Army initiated the Cycle Polo Tournament 2011. Together, The Army Equestrian Centre, Army Polo & Riding Club became the organisers of the Inaugural Quarter Master General Invitational Cycle Polo Tournament, which was held from June 24 till June 30, 2011 at Dehi Cantt. The tournament featured eight teams including four outstation invitee teams from military stations of Ahmednagar, Jhansi, Patiala and Hissar, besides three teams from Army Polo and Riding Club and the President Body Guard Team.

"Sports plays a vital role in the overall development of a student. A key focus of Apeejay Stya Group is to encourage new talent in India among the younger generation. Cycle polo introduced in 1990s, is relatively new as compared to other sports and is being widely played internationally. Our hope is that students are not only able to excel in the usual sports prevalent in schools but moreover are able to widen their horizons by participating and excelling in such new sports", said Ms. Neha Berlia, Member Management Board, Apeejay and Svran Group.